monachist

monachism

[mon-uh-kiz-uhm]
noun

Origin:
1570–80; < Late Latin monach(us) monk + -ism

monachist, adjective
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monachal (ˈmɒnəkəl)
 
adj
a less common word for monastic
 
[C16: from Old French, from Church Latin monachālis, from monachusmonk]
 
'monachism
 
n
 
'monachist
 
adj, —n

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